Man arrested in Mumbai for procuring Aadhaar, PAN for illegal Bangladeshi migrants

The Navi Mumbai unit of the ATS arrested five Bangladeshi nationals who were living in India illegally from Jui village in neighbouring Raigad district on March 13, an ATS official said.

Published: 17th March 2018 02:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th March 2018 02:06 AM   |  A+A-

Aadhaar Card (File | PTI)

By PTI

MUMBAI: The Anti-Terrorism Squad of Maharashtra police has arrested a 41-year-old man for allegedly helping illegal Bangladeshi migrants obtain Aadhaar and PAN cards.

The Navi Mumbai unit of the ATS arrested five Bangladeshi nationals who were living in India illegally from Jui village in neighbouring Raigad district on March 13, an ATS official said.

They were found to be possessing original PAN and Aadhar cards.

The probe revealed that a 41-year-old man from Kharghar in Navi Mumbai had helped them get the Aadhaar and PAN cards, said the official.

A trap was laid in Kharghar and the man was arrested yesterday, he said.

The official didn't disclose the identity of the accused, who is an Indian national.

He was remanded in police custody till March 21 by a local court.

The ATS was also probing the possible terror angle in the case, the official said.

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